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Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Muker, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3759 / 54°22'33"N

Longitude: -2.1044 / 2°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 393312

OS Northings: 497828

OS Grid: SD933978

Mapcode National: GBR FKRV.53

Mapcode Global: WHB58.N82P

Entry Name: Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322225

Location: Muker, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Muker

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


14/140 Coffin stone
approximately 1 metre to
north-east of Ivelet


Stone slab set in verge beside carriageway of Ivelet Bridge. Medieval.
Traditionally said to have been set there for the purpose of resting wicker
basket containing a body being carried along the so-called Corpse Way from
Upper Swaledale, for burial in Grinton church, before Muker church (q.v.)
was built in 1580.

Listing NGR: SD9331297828

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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